Ukraine's beleaguered President Petro Poroshenko announced on Wednesday that he and Russia's Vladimir Putin had agreed to a "permanent ceasefire" in the east of the former Soviet country.The post Ukraine says agree to ‘permanent ceasefire’ in east with Russia appeared first on Vanguard News.
The British High Commision has confirmed the death of its Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Peter Leslie Carter, who slumped and died yesterday as he landed at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos.The post British High Commission confirms death of envoy at Lagos Airport appeared first on Vanguard News.
Louis van Gaal says he has no regrets about becoming Manchester United manager and claims that if he had wanted an easy life, he would have gone to Tottenham Hotspur.The post Premiership: Spurs would have been easy option – Van Gaal appeared first on Vanguard News.
The 35-year-old marriage of a septuagenarian, Isreal Sanusi, was on Tuesday in Lagos dissolved on grounds of the wifeâ€™s infidelity.The post Infidelity crashes septuagenarianâ€™s 35-year-old marriage appeared first on Vanguard News.
Japan plans to resume its slaughter of minke whales in the Antarctic Ocean next year, an official said Wednesday, despite an order from the UN's top court to stop all whaling in the area.The post Japan says to target Antarctic minke whale despite ban appeared first on Vanguard News.
LAGOSâ€”Suspended Deputy Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, Mr Festus Ebea, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, did not offer any of the members that defected to PDP from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, money to defect.The post I can swear in Oba shrine PDP did not offer us money â€”Edo Dep Speaker appeared first on Vanguard News.
LAGOS â€” A 43-year-old event planner, Miss Omolola Shittu, is currently biting her fingers for jilting a 55-year-old man, Prince Hilary Unachukwu with whom she had enjoyed benefits of love affair since August 2012.The post Woman remanded for jilting lover appeared first on Vanguard News.
Cameroon's army claimed on Tuesday to have killed more than 40 Boko Haram fighters who tried to storm a strategic border crossing from Nigeria.The post Cameroon army ‘kills 40 Boko Haram fighters’ appeared first on Vanguard News.
Fear of fresh cases of the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, yesterday, gripped residents of Lagos and Kaduna, following news of the death of a suspected Ebola patient at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi- Araba, just as a 19-year-old student of Law at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, was allegedly diagnosed with the Ebola virus in Kaduna.The post Panic as Ebola hits Kaduna; fear in Lagos appeared first on Vanguard News.
The All Progressives Congress, leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has dismissed the recent umbrage raised against him by former party associate, Chief Tom Ikimi as the fury of a political profiteer frustrated from an ignoble enterprise.The post We stopped Ikimi because of his awful past â€“ Tinubu appeared first on Vanguard News.
BAUCHI State Governor, Mallam Isa Yuguda, has dispelled rumours that he was defecting to the All Progressives Congress, APC, blaming his opponents for the spread of the false informationThe post I will stand by President Jonathan till the end â€”Gov Isa Yuguda appeared first on Vanguard News.
Authorities of the two Ebola isolation centres in Bayelsa State, the Federal Medical Centre, FMC and Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, yesterday, dismissed as â€œdangerous rumour,â€ claims that four deaths had been recorded in the state from the dreaded Ebola virus, noting that an abandoned corpse in the state capital was a hit and run victim.The post Ebola scare: Abandoned corpse, victim of hit and run driver â€”FMC appeared first on Vanguard News.
Following the revelations of alleged Boko Haram sect sponsors by the Australian negotiator, Mr. Stephen Davies, the All Progressive Congress, APC, yesterday declared that it has been vindicated.The post Boko Haram sponsorship: We’ve been vindicated – APC appeared first on Vanguard News.
IT took a long time, but at last, the Lagos State Government has taken an active interest in the long standing neglect of the rail network in the Apapa axis, the nationâ€™s number one economic gateway. Governor Raji Fashola went with a high powered delegation of his cabinet to inspect the abandoned work yard of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) at Marine Beach, Apapa recently.The post Fasholaâ€™s call for rail revival appeared first on Vanguard News.
PRESIDENT Goodluck Jonathanâ€™s hostage negotiator, Dr Stephen Davis, has done Nigerians a great favour and put his employer in a tight corner. Davis has broken the official taboo against naming names of persons behind Boko Haram, those who fund the ceaseless bloodbaths, abduction of adolescent girls as sexual slaves, arson and more.The post Jonathanâ€™s hostage negotiator puts him in a tight corner appeared first on Vanguard News.
Dr. Dozie Ikedife, former President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, yesterday, warned of a break-up of the country, if former Minister of Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, Nasir El-Rufai, and other northern leaders did not refrain from discrediting the immediate past Chief of Army Staff, Major General Azubuike Ihejirika (rtd) and other Igbo icons.The post Boko Haram: Ikedife warns El-Rufai on Ihejirika, others appeared first on Vanguard News.
The Federal Executive Council will at its weekly meeting today, ratify the National Infrastructure Master Plan, NIMP, Minister, National Planning and Deputy Chairman, National Planning Commission, NPC, Dr. Abubakar Sulaiman, has saidThe post FEC’ll ratify Infrastructure Master Plan today â€” Sulaiman appeared first on Vanguard News.
All Progressives Congress, APC, in Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, has denied that its members defected to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, describing the report as â€œfalse and part of desperate machination of the PDP to misinform the wise voting people of Bayelsa State.â€The post No defection of our members to PDP â€”APC appeared first on Vanguard News.
NATIONAL Woman leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Hajiya Ramatu Aliyu, disclosed, yesterday, that plans had been concluded to establish a National Women Caucus, NAWOCA, for the party.The post APC to establish National Women Caucus â€” Women leader appeared first on Vanguard News.
AS someone who works in the health sector, getting medical attention should have come easily to Mrs. Dupe Ogunaike (not real name).So when she took ill earlier this month, Ogunaike was not troubled by the prospects of being admitted into any hospital, especially as the 55-year-old healthcare worker was only suffering from â€˜mere feverish condition.The post EBOLA: When fear becomes messenger of death appeared first on Vanguard News.